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Counter-terrorism police hunting for eight more Gulshan attack suspects

Counter-terrorism police are trying to hunt down eight more people suspected to be involved in the Gulshan cafe attack. “We are now looking for Sohel Mahfuz, Rashed, Chhoto Mizan, Choklet, Syed Mahfuz, Abdus Samad alias Arif alias Mamu, Musa and a doctor,” Monirul told reporters. “Many of the suspects have been killed in different raids […]

The eight state-run banks held 59.04 per cent or Tk 36,709.95 crore of the total defaulted loans in the banking sector as of December 31, 2016 as they disbursed huge amount of loans to their clients violating rules, said officials of Bangladesh Bank. Three out of the eight banks also failed to keep required provision against […]

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The number of beneficiary owners’ accounts has increased by 43,000 in last five months amid a surge in the stock prices at the country’s bourses. Opening a BO account with the Central Depository Bangladesh Limited through a depository participant, which is usually a stockbroker or a merchant bank, is a must for trading shares at […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party seems to go by ‘wait and see’ strategy as to if it will take part in the next parliamentary elections under the party in power or forge street agitation for an inclusive and credible election under a neutral government. The ruling Awami League senior leaders are reiterating that the next general elections, […]

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Born without hands, Bhanu Aktar does not want to be considered a burden. In fact, her willpower has brought her a feat only a few can achieve overcoming hurdles like hers. The 30-year-old runs her family selling different items made of plastic pearls. She knits the pearls with her legs. Bhanu, born without hands, uses […]

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A new report released by the US Department of State has cited that transnational drug trafficking organisations operate within Bangladesh with underground operations stretching from Burma to India. Enforcements related to narcotics have reported massive leap in trafficking of synthetic drugs such as “yaba” (a mixture of caffeine and methamphetamine, sometimes with heroin) and diverted […]

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বাংলাদেশে সড়ক দুর্ঘটনাতে কার দায় কতটা? আবুল কালাম আজাদ বিবিসি বাংলা, ঢাকা ৩ মার্চ ২০১৭ এই দুর্ঘটনাতেই প্রাণ হারিয়েছিলেন চলচ্চিত্রকার তারেক মাসুদছবির কপিরাইট ফোকাসবাংলা এই দুর্ঘটনাতেই প্রাণ হারিয়েছিলেন চলচ্চিত্রকার তারেক মাসুদ বাংলাদেশে প্রায় প্রতিদিনই দুর্ঘটনায় মানুষ প্রাণ হারাচ্ছে এবং আহত হয়ে পঙ্গুত্ব বরণ করছে। সড়ক দুর্ঘটনায় বাংলাদেশে রোজ যত লোক প্রাণ হারান বা জখম হন, […]

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